Darktrace Wins Gold for ‘Best Security Company’

Enterprise Immune System Triumphs at Awards for Second Year Running

San Francisco, USA
Tuesday March 1, 2016

Darktrace’s Enterprise Immune System has been named by Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, the Gold winner of the 2016 Global Excellence Awards® in Best Security Company for the second year in a row.

The security industry celebrated its 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies.

More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2016 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during an awards dinner and presentation in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

Darktrace is the first company in the world to arm defenders with proven machine learning and mathematics, developed by specialists from the University of Cambridge, that detects emerging cyber-threats, without any prior knowledge of attacks, rules or signatures. The business now has over 750 installations worldwide and has already discovered over 5,500 significant cyber incidents in customer networks.

“Info Security Products Guide’s recognition of the Enterprise Immune System further validates our product as excellence-in-class and ahead of the curve. The win comes at an exciting time for Darktrace as we launch Antigena, a ground-breaking development in our ‘immune system’ technology,” said Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace. “At the dawn of a new era where machines fight machines and sophisticated attackers are mobilized, no security team can keep up with the speed of today’s threats. The Enterprise Immune System is the only approach to cyber security using self-learning technology to model a network’s normal behavior, and identify internal threats in real time.”

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About Darktrace

Named ‘Technology Pioneer’ by the World Economic Forum, Darktrace is one of the world’s leading cyber threat defense companies. Its Enterprise Immune System technology detects previously unidentified threats in real time, powered by machine learning and mathematics developed at the University of Cambridge, which analyze the behavior of every device, user and network within an organization. Some of the world’s largest corporations rely on Darktrace’s self-learning appliance in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and transportation. The company was founded in 2013 by leading machine learning specialists and government intelligence experts, and is headquartered in Cambridge, UK and San Francisco, including offices in Auckland, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Mumbai, New York, Paris, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington D.C.